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Vitalpina Hotels Südtirol

Winter Sports: Pure Exhilaration

19.11.2015 - by Vitalpina Hotels Südtirol
Category: Winter
The hoteliers of the 36 Vitalpina Hotels in South Tyrol know the natural beauty and landscape around their hotels like the backs of their hands. That’s why their recreational options are so original, and why their zest for life is so authentic. They swear by engaging in physical activity in the mountain air and recharging one’s batteries in the great outdoors whenever possible. They are hoteliers, body and soul – but also mountaineers, ski instructors, fitness trainers, herbalists and chefs ... and they have turned passion into profession: “We are mountains!” That goes for all four seasons, of course.

So what could be better than welcoming winter by enjoying some Vitalpina hospitality? Exhilarating experiences of nature await. Browse through the Active Winter Weeks special offers now, and treat yourself to an extra dose of joie de vivre

The Power of Herbs as Mood Enhancers

Would you rather stay snuggled up inside, where it’s nice and warm? Then go ahead, and indulge in one of the soothing treatments offered by the Vitalpina Hotels. The calming, nourishing and fragrant treatments of the Vitalpina spas pay homage to the power of Mother Nature in South Tyrol. Locally produced skin-care products with mountain herbs, quartz stone, hay, whey, arnica, juniper and apple put your senses in touch with the delicate vibrations of nature in a subtle, sensual and authentic way. A dip in the hay bed, a full-body brush scrub with juniper extract, a massage with mountain-herb essences or warm “herb slippers” (Kräuter-Patschl) on your feet loosen tension, relax the musculature, soothe the body and mind, and turn thoughts positive.

Who knows? Maybe you'll allow yourself to be inspired by the Vitalpina hotelier families' enthusiasm for moderate, physically active enjoyment of nature in the fresh air. Even from the sauna, the vista of powder-white mountains exerts an irresistible pull towards the outdoors, in order to enjoy physical activity and overcome the natural elements. In the evening, guests dine on delicious regional specialties prepared in a wholesome way, with seasonal ingredients ... food for the soul!

Treat yourself to a very original type of mood enhancer at the Vitalpina Hotels South Tyrol

Specialists on the Slopes

The 36 Vitalpina Hotels South Tyrol are located all over the province map: you can select your favorite hotel in the west, in the immediate vicinity of more than 30 Dolomiti Superski resorts, or perhaps near Ortler Ski Arena in the east. Some hoteliers are real ski & snowboard freaks; others prefer more low-key recreational alternatives like snowshoeing. But if you want to enjoy winter nature without a lot of packing and unpacking or driving to and fro, then we can recommend one of following six Vitalpina Hotels specializing in skiing & snowboarding. They are all located right on the ski slopes. Fabulous! Simply take a deep breath. Enjoy a nice Vitalpina breakfast with bread fresh from the oven, Christmassy Zelten fruitcake, and homemade herb or fruit spreads. Then slip right into your warmed boots, put on your helmet and goggles … and head right onto the slopes!

1. Sporthotel & Residence Paradies in the Passo Stelvio/Stilfser Joch National Park
2. Hotel Icaro at Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm
3. Alpenhotel Rainell in Val Gardena/Gröden
4. Hotel Rosalpina – The Dolomites Hideaway in the ski area of Plose in Val Isarco/Eisacktal
5. Alpenwellness Hotel St. Veit in the Sesto/Sextner Dolomites
6. Genießer Hotel Kreuzbergpass in the Sesto/Sextner Dolomites

Rediscover your long-lost passion for skiing or your childlike joy during a moonlight sledding excursion – or dare to try out snowboarding for the first time

A winter holiday at the Vitalpina Hotels South Tyrol is all about recharging your life force in a healthy way.
Find out more about the winter specialists of the Vitalpina Hotels and give the gift of a relaxing holiday at Christmas time


Hiking & tour suggestions

We will personally accompany you to our favorite natural places or advise you about individual tours.
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